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Daniel Caffé "White terrier in nocturnal landscape", high quality pastel!, 1800/1810
Price: 5900 EUR
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This, executed in 1800s, superior quality pastel is (as we are 100% convinced) a typical work of well-known Saxonian pastelist Daniel Caffé (see our comparison images nr.7-10).
Daniel Caffé the Elder (1756 Kuestrin - 1815 Leipzig) was initially a valet and a writer and was engaged merely autodidactically with drawing and painting. First in 1782 he became in Dresden a pupil of court painter Johann Heinrich Schmidt and of Academy Professor Johann Alvise Casanova. Beyond that, Caffé was influenced by Anton Graff and Anton Raphael Mongs in his portrait painting. In 1795 the artist settled down for good in Leipzig, where he became a sought-after portraitist of the Saxonian bourgeoisie and aristocracy. Between 1804 and 1814 he exhibited in academic exhibitions of Berlin and Dresden. Only a small part of his works is today saved and publicly accessible.
Provenance: US private collection
Condition: fairly good; two professionally restored tears (nothing visible on the front); in original frame
Creation Year: 1800/1810
Measurements:UNFRAMED:47,9x55,9cm/18,9x22,0in FRAMED: 57,5x64,3cm/22,6x25,3in
Object Type:Framed pastel
Style: Old Master drawings
Technique: pastel on paper (mounted by artist onto stretche)
Creator: Daniel Caffé the Elder
Creator Dates: 1756 Kuestrin-1815 Leipzig
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